Thursday 11 June 1981
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Emiliano Moretti and Kristo Tohver.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes.
In UK Being With You by Smokey Robinson was in the top 5 hits.
Raiders of the Lost Ark, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Xpd by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching I Can Jump Puddles.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness or Lock 'n' Chase.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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What the sky looked like on 11 June 1981
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Famous Birthdays:11 June
- Eppo Doeve: Dutch graphic artist / cartoonist / painter, dies at 73.
- Cannibal Issei Sagawa kills Dutch student
- Mariners beat Orioles 8-2 at Kingdome, then players go on strike
- A Richter Scale 6.9 magnitude earthquake at Golbaf, Iran, kills at least 2,000.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes
- Stars On 45 - Medley
- Taste Of Honey, A - Sukiyaki
- Smokey Robinson - Being With You
- Ray Parker Jr. - A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)
- Gino Vannelli - Living Inside Myself
- George Harrison - All Those Years Ago
- Neil Diamond - America
- REO Speedwagon - Take It On The Run
- Franke & The Knockouts - Sweetheart
Top #10 R&B songs
- Rick James - Give It To Me Baby
- Chaka Khan - What Cha' Gonna Do For Me
- Stephanie Mills - Two Hearts
- Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio - A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)
- The Gap Band - Yearning For Your Love
- Shalamar - Make That Move
- Change - Paradise
- A Taste Of Honey - Sukiyaki
- Frankie Smith - Double Dutch Bus
- Stanley Clarke/George Duke - Sweet Baby
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?